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Webzen KOSDAQ:A069080 Stock Report

Last Price

₩20.10k

Market Cap

₩601.9b

7D

0.5%

1Y

-38.8%

Updated

16 May, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
A069080 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation5/6
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance3/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends0/6

A069080 Stock Overview

Webzen Inc., a game company, engages in the PC, online, and mobile gaming business worldwide.

Webzen Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Webzen
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price₩20,100.00
52 Week High₩33,000.00
52 Week Low₩19,300.00
Beta1.07
1 Month Change-13.92%
3 Month Change-16.25%
1 Year Change-38.81%
3 Year Change23.31%
5 Year Change-5.86%
Change since IPO77.09%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

A069080KR EntertainmentKR Market
7D0.5%-6.8%-1.8%
1Y-38.8%-17.8%-15.2%

Return vs Industry: A069080 underperformed the KR Entertainment industry which returned -17.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: A069080 underperformed the KR Market which returned -15.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is A069080's price volatile compared to industry and market?
A069080 volatility
A069080 Average Weekly Movement6.1%
Entertainment Industry Average Movement7.2%
Market Average Movement5.6%
10% most volatile stocks in KR Market10.4%
10% least volatile stocks in KR Market3.2%

Stable Share Price: A069080 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of KR stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: A069080's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
2000568Tae Young Kimhttps://www.webzen.com

Webzen Inc., a game company, engages in the PC, online, and mobile gaming business worldwide. It operates Webzen.com, a game portal; and WEBZEN.CO.KR. The company provides various game genres, such as the Korea Full 3D online game MU Online; MU Origin and MU IP franchising mobile games; and other online/mobile/sport games.

Webzen Fundamentals Summary

How do Webzen's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
A069080 fundamental statistics
Market Cap₩601.93b
Earnings (TTM)₩86.86b
Revenue (TTM)₩284.78b

6.9x

P/E Ratio

2.1x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
A069080 income statement (TTM)
Revenue₩284.78b
Cost of Revenue₩20.98m
Gross Profit₩284.76b
Other Expenses₩197.90b
Earnings₩86.86b

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)2.90k
Gross Margin99.99%
Net Profit Margin30.50%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did A069080 perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

Is Webzen undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score

5/6

Valuation Score 5/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PE vs Industry

  • PE vs Market

  • PEG Ratio

  • PB vs Industry


>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: A069080 (₩20100) is trading below our estimate of fair value (₩40460.36)

Significantly Below Fair Value: A069080 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: A069080 is good value based on its PE Ratio (6.9x) compared to the KR Entertainment industry average (15.7x).

PE vs Market: A069080 is good value based on its PE Ratio (6.9x) compared to the KR market (14.2x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: A069080 is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.6x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: A069080 is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.2x) compared to the KR Entertainment industry average (2.3x).


Future Growth

How is Webzen forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?

Future Growth Score

1/6

Future Growth Score 1/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


4.2%

Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: A069080's forecast earnings growth (4.2% per year) is above the savings rate (3.5%).

Earnings vs Market: A069080's earnings (4.2% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the KR market (14.9% per year).

High Growth Earnings: A069080's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: A069080's revenue (5.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the KR market (9.7% per year).

High Growth Revenue: A069080's revenue (5.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: A069080's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (12.6%).


Past Performance

How has Webzen performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

3/6

Past Performance Score 3/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


22.7%

Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: A069080 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: A069080's current net profit margins (30.5%) are higher than last year (29.3%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: A069080's earnings have grown significantly by 22.7% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: A069080's earnings growth over the past year (0.8%) is below its 5-year average (22.7% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: A069080 earnings growth over the past year (0.8%) underperformed the Entertainment industry 38.5%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: A069080's Return on Equity (17.2%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is Webzen's financial position?

Financial Health Score

6/6

Financial Health Score 6/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: A069080's short term assets (₩355.2B) exceed its short term liabilities (₩96.7B).

Long Term Liabilities: A069080's short term assets (₩355.2B) exceed its long term liabilities (₩12.6B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: A069080 is debt free.

Reducing Debt: A069080 had no debt 5 years ago.

Debt Coverage: A069080 has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: A069080 has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Webzen current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

0/6

Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate A069080's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate A069080's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if A069080's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if A069080's dividend payments have been increasing.


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as A069080 has not reported any payouts.


Next Steps

Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

4.2yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Tae Young Kim (48 yo)

no data

Tenure

Mr. Tae Young Kim serves as Chief Executive Officer of OnNet Co., Ltd. Mr. Kim serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Webzen Inc. and served as its Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Kim served as the Head of...


Board Members

Experienced Board: A069080's board of directors are considered experienced (4.2 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Webzen Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Webzen Inc.
  • Ticker: A069080
  • Exchange: KOSDAQ
  • Founded: 2000
  • Industry: Interactive Home Entertainment
  • Sector: Media
  • Implied Market Cap: ₩601.931b
  • Shares outstanding: 29.95m
  • Website: https://www.webzen.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Webzen Inc.
  • 242, Pangyo-ro
  • Bundang-gu
  • Seongnam-si
  • Gyeonggi-do
  • 463-400
  • South Korea

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/16 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/16 00:00
Earnings2021/12/31
Annual Earnings2021/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.